Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 107 61
Rank change year-on-year +19 -46 +35
Contract jobs citing VPN 21 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.42% 0.77% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 5.80% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £550 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.86% +31.62% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £440 £190
90th Percentile £429 £550 £458
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% - -2.56%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% - -25.49%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 175 224 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.79% 13.31% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £220
90th Percentile £476 £538 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +1.27% -7.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.12 £18.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +39.63% -15.91%
10th Percentile £13.05 £15.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VPN in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VPN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VPN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VPN.

1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) Problem Management
3 13 (61.90%) Incident Management
3 13 (61.90%) Oracle
3 13 (61.90%) ERP
3 13 (61.90%) SAP
3 13 (61.90%) NFS
4 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
8 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
8 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.52%) QA
8 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) BGP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) HSRP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) NX-OS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.76%) SMTP
5 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Incident Manager
1 13 (61.90%) Major Incident Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 13 (61.90%) ERP
3 13 (61.90%) Incident Management
3 13 (61.90%) Problem Management
4 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Availability Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCSE
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) NFS
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
1 13 (61.90%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
4 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper